The mission of the St. Joseph County Great Start Collaborative is to engage the entire community to assure a coordinated system of services and resources to assist families in providing a great start for their children from birth through age five.

Michigan Family to Family Health Information Center

Michigan Family to Family Health Information Center (MI F2F) invites you to visit their new website.  They provide resources, information and training opportunities for families of children and youth with special health care needs across Michigan, and for the community and health care providers who help care […]

MiWorks! Jobs Bulletin

Michigan Works! Kalamazoo and Kalamazoo RESA Headstart are sponsoring a Seasonal Employment Fair featuring 11 employers in the Kalamazoo area. The event will take place on Friday, October 17th, from 10:00am to 1:00pm at Michigan Works! 1601 S. Burdick Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49001. This is an excellent […]

May 17 -19, 2015 Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health (MI-IAMH): Caring for the Young Child

The 2015 Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health (MI-AIMH) Biennial Conference will attend to the needs of the “whole child.” We hope to address the wellbeing of infants, toddlers and their families through the generation of an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas about the integration of health, mental […]

Child Trauma Assessment Group Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Children’s Trauma Assessment Group (CTAG) of St. Joseph County is working in conjunction with the Children’s Trauma Assessment Center at WMU (CTAC) to bring trauma assessments to the children of St. Joseph County. CTAG and CTAC recognize that exposure to potentially traumatic events can affect a […]

Registration Deadline is 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 24, 2014 For the Michigan Works! HIRED! Healthcare Career Fair

The deadline to register for the upcoming Michigan Works! HIRED! Healthcare Career Fair is 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 24, 2014. Job seekers MUST pre-register in order to attend the event that will take place the following week. Over 22 employers are currently registered to be in attendance […]

Responding to Preschool “Evidence”

This year has seen a rise of pre-K as a ballot issue, so it perhaps not a surprise that it would come under some attack in the weeks leading up to Election Day. Preschool critics don’t level any new charges, but rather repeat the litany of familiar talking […]